Empowered regulator to up Hong Kong’s accounting regulation standard

Empowered regulator to up Hong Kong’s accounting regulation standard
Governance

Hong Kong auditors are expected to be under greater scrutiny, as newly proposed legislation may see the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) gaining more power to…

Asian banks may be hit by new European rules

Asian banks may be hit by new European rules
Business

Hong Kong funds and brokers could take a hit from new European rules on how they execute and report their trades. The second Markets in…

London Grenfell Tower Fire Policy Reactions Lead to Anger and Preference Changes

    Pak Shuen Policy changes driving by the Grenfell Tower fire in London (UK) have implications for Hong Kongers looking at that market. Pak…

HK revamp regulations to attract big technology IPOs

HK revamp regulations to attract big technology IPOs
Regulation

Over the past decade, technology has been a sector in Hong Kong’s stock market that hasn’t attracted strong interest. In fact, technology firms only accounted…

Open Data Can Boost Vitality of the City

Open Data Can Boost Vitality of the City
Business

Dr. Winnie Tang Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, The University of Hong Kong Making more government datasets available could not only boost the economy…

SFC and ICAC raids on Enigma network companies spread; Lau says no “systemic effect”

SFC and ICAC raids on Enigma network companies spread; Lau says no “systemic effect”
Business

  The SFC and ICAC make rare joint raids and arrests follow. More to come as Webb’s Enigma network comes under fire. The world asks…

Open Data Can Boost Vitality of the City

Making more government datasets available could not only boost the economy. It may even save lives.

IMF calls for caution as ‘connect’ schemes move forward

IMF calls for caution as ‘connect’ schemes move forward
Business

Increasing links between Hong Kong and mainland China financial market could create more risks, risks that one global watchdog feels Hong Kong may not be…

HK regulator zeroes in on asset management sector

HK regulator zeroes in on asset management sector
Business

Hong Kong is following China’s lead in tightening its oversight of the asset management industry both as a way to facilitate the flow of money…

Al Gore on Hong Kong and sustainable investment: Clean up the damn environment!

Al Gore on Hong Kong and sustainable investment: Clean up the damn environment!
Business

The former US vice-president and Nobel Peace laureate takes the stage as he talks about the economic history of innovation and his thoughts on sustainable…